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New Cyberattack Spreads in Europe, Russia and US

Computer systems from Russia to the United States were struck on Tuesday in an international cyberattack that bore similarities to a recent assault that crippled tens of thousands of machines worldwide.

Lamps Plus Launches Canadian E-Commerce Website – LampsPlus.ca

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lamps Plus Inc., the largest specialty lighting retailer in the United States, today announced its expansion into the Canada market with the launch of LampsPlus.

The conservative Koch brothers' network is warming to Trump

Their influence has largely been powered by a fortune centered on Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held company in the United States with annual revenues of more than $115 billion from interests in energy, chemicals and other sectors.

Europe used to view the US positively — that's changed under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Slightly more Europeans now view the United States unfavorably under President Donald Trump than favorably, according to a survey of public attitudes in three dozen countries that comes as Trump prepares for a return visit to the ...

Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

BERLIN (Reuters) - The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research ...

Poll: Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The reviews from around the globe are in and they show scant confidence outside the United States in President Donald Trump's ability to do the right thing on international affairs, with fewer than 3 in 10 respondents expressing ...

The Average American Has This Much Student-Loan Debt

As of the fourth quarter of 2016, Americans owed a total of $1.31 trillion in student-loan debt -- more than for auto loans ($1.16 trillion) or credit card debt ($779 billion). Since there are approximately 126 million households in the United States ...

Inmates who saved deputy's life react to social media responses

The Polk Co. inmates who saved a deputy after he passed out during work detail are somewhat of an international sensation. Since 11Alive first published the story, it has traveled across not only the United States, but the entire world.

Inmates who saved deputy's life react to social media responses

The Polk Co. inmates who saved a deputy after he passed out during work detail are somewhat of an international sensation. Since 11Alive first published the story, it has traveled across not only the United States, but the entire world.

Airbnb makes another play for hotel customers

If Airbnb is truly going to disrupt the hotel industry, it will need to attract business travelers. In the United States, 70% of hotel room nights are booked by business travelers. But this demographic, used to luxury perks and comfortable ...

Scaling up climate finance in Latin America

The decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement was widely criticized around the world and raised speculation about how the Agreement's goals, including targets related to climate finance would be met. The good news is that while ...

Inmates who saved deputy's life react to social media responses

The Polk Co. inmates who saved a deputy after he passed out during work detail are somewhat of an international sensation. Since 11Alive first published the story, it has traveled across not only the United States, but the entire world.

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba comes to Detroit to lure Midwest business

Chinese online sales giant Alibaba arrived in Detroit Tuesday for a major two-day presentation aimed at convincing American small businesses that China is a market for them - and that Alibaba can help create 1 million jobs in the United States over ...

Chinese online giant Alibaba comes to Detroit to woo US businesses

Chinese online sales giant Alibaba is in Detroit Tuesday and Wednesday, working to convince American small businesses that China is a market for them - and that Alibaba can create one million jobs in the United States over the next five years.

Fed's Rosengren: Low interest rates pose financial stability risks

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said on Tuesday that the era of low interest rates in the United States and elsewhere poses financial stability risks and that central bankers must factor such concerns into their decision-making. "Monetary policy is ...

Ghanaian Businesses explore investment opportunities in US

Accra, June 19, GNA - Eight companies from various industries across Ghana are participating in the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C from June 18-20, ton, D.C, to explore opportunities in the United States. The Summit is the highest ...

Metro East SBDC supports Air Force vet in take-off of appliance repair franchise

United States Air Force veteran Chad Grubofski is preparing to open Mr. Appliance of Mid-America, a metro-east-based franchise of a major appliance repair company, in early June, thanks to business plan expertise provided by the Illinois Metro East ...

Alibaba is coming to Detroit to sell small businesses the Chinese dream

The Chinese e-commerce giant is pulling out all the stops to impress America at Gateway '17, its biggest-ever public event in the United States, which starts Tuesday, June 20. At the two-day conference, founder Jack Ma is scheduled to take the stage ...

Webinar: Visitor Use Management Framework

With this in mind, TAPAS Group is now organizing a 2-part webinar about the experience of the Interagency Visitor Use Management Council (IVUMC), a collaboration between six federal agencies that manage public lands within the United States of America, ...

President Trump restricting business and travel to Cuba

(CBS12) - President Donald Trump on Friday announced in Miami that the United States will again enforce trade and business embargos as well travel restrictions when it comes to Cuba. The move reverses President Obama's policies that lifted economic ...

One of Trump's closest allies is starting a lobbying group to change the President's stance on marijuana

Longtime Trump adviser and staunch conservative Roger Stone has a new mission: legalizing marijuana nationwide. Stone announced on Friday at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York the formation of the bipartisan United States ...

CBRE: E-commerce still lacks traction in some retail categories

According to research from CBRE, data from the United States Commerce Department revealed extensive e-commerce penetration in certain retail categories such as electronics and appliances, with a 19.5% share of category sales - or $20.4 billion ...

Endless Supply of Dirty Trucks Drives Fleet Clean Franchise to Top of $12 Billion Industry

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Led by an ambitious millennial entrepreneur, Fleet Clean is emerging as the frontrunner in the mobile commercial vehicle washing segment, saturating markets throughout the United States with new franchise ...

Morning Agenda: Nestlé Considers Offloading Its Candy Business

Nestlé said it was considering a sale of its candy business in the United States, where demand has dropped. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times.

Rich Resources: Big help for Utah's small businesses

Its departments include the Global Business Center, Utah Small Business Development Center, Conference and Event Center, and Park City Business Resource Center. Perhaps most notably, it's also one of 33 sites across the United States and UK for the ...

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HSBC hires Biggs to lead business model innovation

HSBC has hired femtech heavyweight Diana Biggs as head of business model innovation for UK and Europe. A global consultant and entrepreneur with expertise in emerging technologies, financial services and inclusive growth, Biggs is an Industry Advisor ...

MOVES-HSBC hires new head of business model innovations for UK & Europe

June 28 Europe's biggest bank HSBC Holdings Plc appointed Diana Biggs head of business model innovations, UK & Europe.

Marketing must be better defined to be taken seriously: One analyst's view of the discipline

Having worked at Tesco for over 10 years as a supply chain director, Bruno Monteyne is now one of the UK's most respected retail analysts.

'They sow chaos wherever they can': A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept Europe

... have included Ukrainian banks and airports, the Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft, the British advertising company WPP, the US pharmaceutical giant Merck, and the shipping company A.P.

Petya cyberattack spreads, hitting US and European businesses

SAN FRANCISCO - A virulent new strain of ransomware named Petya rampaged across Europe and hit some U.S. businesses on Tuesday, particularly targeting Ukrainian infrastructure and banks.

Ukrainian Banks, Electricity Firm Hit by Fresh Cyber Attack

KIEV - A number of Ukrainian banks and companies, including the state power distributor, were hit by a cyber attack on Tuesday that disrupted some operations, the Ukrainian central bank said.

Mobile marketing set to grow in the UK - Marketing Tech News

37 million UK consumers have opted for SMS as their preferred choice for receiving notifications from businesses.

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

cyberattack ukraine bank An employee sits next to a payment terminal out of order at a branch of Ukraine's state-owned bank Oschadbank after Ukrainian institutions were hit by a wave of cyber attacks earlier in the day, in Kiev, Ukraine, June 27, 2017.

Harnessing Youth Entrepreneurship: Key to a better Future

It is important for all of leaders to create the right ecosystems for a more conducive environment to youth entrepreneurship,", said UNCTAD Secretary General Mukhisa Kituyi, adding "Young people have great solutions and gven the right opportunities and ...

3 Biggest Opportunities for Duke Energy Corp

While Duke isn't about to turn into a growth oriented business, it does have three important levers to pull to keep a slow and steady upward trajectory that will allow it to reward investors with continued dividend hikes.

Magento to Reimagine Mobile Commerce With Progressive Web ...

LONDON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Magento Live UK - Magento Commerce, the worldwide leader in digital commerce cloud innovation, is re-imagining ...

Cyberattack hits oil giant and banks in Russia and Ukraine

MOSCOW/KIEV, June 27 (Reuters) - Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted.

UK's Ministry of Fun considers what to tell social media firms about online bullying

The UK government is to start talks with social media providers about a code of conduct that will guide their response to online bullying.

Leadership lessons from 40 years in the Coast Guard

In an interview with Tom Fox, Zukunft discussed the times that have tested his leadership skills, the lessons he has learned during 40 years of service and his 4:30 a.m.

SMS driven mobile marketing is set to soar in the UK

A white paper titled 'The State of SMS' released today by Textlocal, one of the UK's leading SMS marketing platforms, predicts a sharp rise in mobile marketing & promotion as Britain boasts nearly 80m active mobile phones in circulation for the first time.

How a refugee from Syria built an award-winning UK business

Alsous, who trained as a medical lab technician, was studying for an additional degree in pharmacology in 2012. She and her husband, Raghid Sandouk, had big plans: The couple hoped to start a business in the pharma industry after she graduated.

UK financial stability report: five things to watch

This morning at 10.30, the Bank of England will publish its twice-yearly report on UK financial stability. Mark Carney, the bank's governor, will present the report alongside any recommendations from last week's Financial Policy Committee meeting ...

Business groups attack May's new EU national plans for their 'lack of clarity'

LONDON - Business groups have hit back at new plans for EU nationals living in the UK post-Brexit announced on Monday, criticising the government for a "lack of clarity" in their plans.

Mobile marketing is set to soar in the UK – driven by SMS – but 50% of businesses still no using it

37.2 million UK consumers have opted to use SMS and mobile communications as their preferred choice for receiving notifications from businesses, yet only 50% of businesses surveyed are currently using SMS as part of their marketing strategies. So finds ...

AWLO Wants Women Dignity Preserved through Entrepreneurship

The Coordinator of the African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO), Abuja chapter, Mrs. Doris Nkiruka Bombata, has said the dignity of young women should be preserved against threats of compromise by engaging them in creative entrepreneurship ...

#TradeTalks: These teenage BC entrepreneurs want to turn their business ideas into global exports

At the BC Chamber of Commerce's first #TradeTalks forum, three young entrepreneurs will pitch their export plans. Still in their teens, these go-getters are already veterans of YELL, a crash course in proving business ideas. Georgiy Sekretaryuk works ...

MOBILE MARKETING IS SET TO SOAR IN THE UK

A white paper titled 'The State of SMS' released today by Textlocal, one of the UK's leading SMS marketing platforms, predicts a sharp rise in mobile marketing as Britain boasts nearly 80m active mobile phones in circulation for the first time. Despite ...

JP Morgan Named #1 eCommerce Merchant Acquirer in Europe

For the second consecutive year, J.P. Morgan (https://www.jpmorganmerchantservices.co.uk/) ranks as the leader in merchant processing volume for eCommerce transactions in Europe, according to The Nilson Report1 - the global card and mobile payment ...

FTSE 100 lifted by finance and energy shares

The UK stock market was trading higher by Monday lunchtime with energy and financial sector shares providing support. Energy shares were higher as oil prices climbed for the third session in a row.

Barclays Pitches UK Finance Regulator on Cryptocurrencies

Barclays has been in contact with one of UK's top finance regulators, a senior official for the bank said today. According to Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barclays UK, the bank communicated with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to bring cryptocurrencies ...

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China's Hony Capital targets food outlets expansion, starting in UK

Hong Kong-based Best Food, which currently has over 150 stores in mainland China, will open new outlets of its Beijing Hehegu fast food chain in London's business districts with a localised menu that should also be palatable for Western customers, he said.

No faxing required - How do you make money online - pay day loans

Bad credit personal loan lender for year do 1993, not federal enable all The are and Once some managers the OPM. agencies their will sure making allows change that 1949 and overhaul the standards, pay. is things Reform have China by into having ...

New zones to finance 'war on pollution'

CHINA has launched five pilot zones to promote “green finance” and help pay for a war on pollution that is expected to cost at least 3 trillion yuan (US$440 billion) a year, according to notices published by the central bank.

China orders mobile app stores to remove VPN apps

Starting July 1, the official Android and Apple App stores will no longer allow Chinese users to download the VPN apps that Chinese people rely upon in order to get around the Great Firewall of China, which censors information in China and surveils ...

China's Premier, Li Keqiang, Praises Free Trade, in Contrast to Trump

Premier Li Keqiang of China speaking in Germany in June. He gave a keynote speech at the opening of a World Economic Forum conference in northeastern China on Tuesday.

Innovation is great, but it needs to do one key thing, execs say at 'Summer Davos'

DALIAN, China - Technology is transforming the world, but if businesses and governments aren't careful, innovation could hurt society by exacerbating inequality, rather than making lives better.

Tech Moves: LinkedIn China president resigns; Amperity adds to ...

Derek Shen, the president of LinkedIn China, has reportedly resigned from his role at the Microsoft-owned company. The news was originally reported by the…

Chinese premier lauds progress in mass entrepreneurship, innovation

DALIAN, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday the country has achieved better-than-expected results in its efforts to drive mass entrepreneurship and innovation. The number of market entities in China increased by a daily average of 40 ...

China industrial profits quicken in May, seen fading as finance costs rise

"The return of PPI deflation should also lead to lower industrial profit growth," Nomura said. Concerns about China grew after Moody's Investors Service downgraded its credit rating last month.

eMarketer Bumps Up Estimates for Social Media Usage in China

More than eight in 10 internet users in China, or 626 million people, will access social networks regularly in 2017, according to eMarketer's latest forecast.

China industrial profits quicken in May, seen fading as finance costs rise

China's factory gate inflation eased for the third straight month in May on sagging prices of raw materials, signaling a broader cooling in economic activity as profits are squeezed by slackening domestic demand and rising financing costs. Concerns ...

Prime minister Modi could lecture Trump on climate change — India is leapfrogging the US on renewables

Following the US' departure from the Paris accord, countries like India, China, and the EU have "stepped up to fill the void the US left behind" John Coequyt, the Sierra Club's global climate policy director, told Business Insider on Monday. India ...

Chinese watchdog clamps down on video services

China's TV and film watchdog has ordered three major web portals, including social media site Sina Weibo, to shut down video and audio streaming services, because they are in violation of state rules.

China's shadow finance time-bomb could trigger crisis

In the past decade, shadow banking has taught China great lessons about capitalism. That is, except for the most important one: failure.

Hong Kong's disillusioned youth feel they're worse off 20 years after the handover

On the one hand, the semi-autonomous region has played a pivotal role in China's financial liberalization, serving as a gateway for foreign investors seeking access to China's markets and creating huge business opportunities for financial services ...

Can China and the Internet Save American Small Business?

Last week Jack Ma, the executive chairman of the online-commerce company Alibaba, went to Detroit to convince Americans that China and e-commerce could save small businesses. The Chinese billionaire paced around a huge stage, TED talk–style, trying ...

China urges Afghans, Pakistan to form crisis-management mechanism

BEIJING China has urged Afghanistan and Pakistan to improve relations and establish a crisis prevention and management mechanism, the Chinese foreign ministry said.

China Urges Afghans, Pakistan to Form Crisis-Management Mechanism

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has urged Afghanistan and Pakistan to improve relations and establish a crisis prevention and management mechanism, the Chinese foreign ministry said. Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on ...

After high-level diplomatic talks, US and China agree on goal of 'complete, irreversible' denuclearization of North ...

Washington has considered further "secondary sanctions" against Chinese banks and other firms doing business with North Korea, which China opposes.

10 Smart Tips for Marketing Your Brand to Chinese Consumers – #Gateway17

And that's just the beginning of the possibilities that technology offers to businesses selling in China. Tmall and other marketplaces are constantly working to update their offerings.

HKUST Business School seminar says Belt and Road offers opportunities in Myanmar

The second in the BizInsight@HKUST-OBOR Talk Series looked at opportunities in Myanmar brought about by China's Belt and Road initiative.

9 Mobile Social Marketing Tips for Luxury Brands in China

Short videos, which is expressive yet fragmented, will be the next opportunity for online marketing in China. The average time that Chinese online users spend on short videos each day was 68 minutes in 2016, according to data cited by Social Touch ...

Episode 88: Ai Weiwei, and Doing Business with China

Donald Trump's policy of “America First” gives a rising China more room to flex its muscles. This week, we consider from many sides the complex relationship between the U.S.

Over 100 people feared buried by landslide in southwest China

china landslide fujian A paramilitary policeman checks on a screen at the site of a landslide in Sanming, Fujian province, China, May 8, 2016.

You Can Now Go To School to Become a Social Media Influencer

Alas, Yiwu is located in China, so those of you looking for your social media glow up probably won't have access to a formal "learning" setting.

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Lamps Plus Launches Canadian E-Commerce Website – LampsPlus.ca

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lamps Plus Inc., the largest specialty lighting retailer in the United States, today announced its expansion into the Canada market with the launch of LampsPlus.

SDSU student idea earns international green award

Two San Diego State University students who created a business plan to recycle restaurant waste are in Canada this week to share their idea and pick up a check and award as winners in an international competition. “We were both frustrated with the ...

Education Meets Entrepreneurship at Deshpande Symposium

As the manager of Sandbox by DMZ at Ryerson University in Toronto, one of Canada's largest business incubators, she helps young entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. Through her program, a 17-year-old and his classmate built a prototype for ...

RBC to cut 450 jobs, re-invest in tech, high-growth businesses

Royal Bank of Canada on Wednesday disclosed plans to slash 450 jobs as the lender ramps-up its investment in areas like technology and other high-growth businesses. Toronto-based RBC said the move comes so it “can re-invest in key areas including ...

Sears Canada is closing a quarter of its stores — here's the full list

"The brand reinvention work Sears Canada has begun requires a long-term effort, but the continued liquidity pressures facing the company as well as legacy components of its business are preventing it from making further progress and from restructuring ...

Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender people

(Mic) - Canada just took a major step forward in ensuring rights and protections for its transgender citizens. The Canadian Senate passed Bill C-16 on Thursday, a new law that expands the Canadian Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination on the ...

Berlin blog: Young entrepreneur Dana Parsons attends G20 alliance

Holy cow! Or should I say "Heilige Kuh!" One day in Berlin and I've gained a world of knowledge. I'm here at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance representing Canada. There are 500 young startup founders and entrepreneurs here from all over the globe ...

Canadian Entrepreneurship Initiative wants to raise the profile of Canada's women-led businesses

As the lack of representation of women in tech companies continues to be a major conversation in Canada's tech community, many entrepreneurs have been stepping up to do something about it. The Canadian Entrepreneurship Initiative is one such initiative ...

Local entrepreneurship competitions reward the ingenuity of Peterborough's up-and-coming businesses

Launching and growing a small business is beyond challenging. The odds are heavily stacked against entrepreneurs, with 30 percent of new businesses folding within two years according to a study conducted by Industry Canada in 2010.

Ban All Marketing Aimed At Canada's Kids. Period

Health Canada is proposing a ban on the marketing of junk food to kids under the age of 17. It's wide ranging: possibly covering TV, online and print advertising, product labelling, in-store display and some sponsorships for sports teams.

Social media 'creep' accounts flourish at the murky intersection of privacy rights and free speech

Calgary police arrested a man this week in connection with the "CanadaCreep" Twitter account, which had amassed nearly 17,000 followers over the past year by posting hundreds of secretly recorded photographs and videos of women that focused on their ...

Management, science jobs are tops when it comes to full-time wages: Statistics Canada

The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, with management jobs and the sciences topping the list, according to new data released today by Statistics Canada.

Four marketing technology lessons via Salesforce's State of Marketing report

Salesforce's State of Marketing Report is based on a survey of 3,500 marketing pros in U.S., Canada, Brazil, Ireland, U.K.

Canada wants to be the next Silicon Valley

It's the latest attempt by Canada to lure tech business north of the border. It's also experimenting with looser regulations, tax breaks and rebranding.

Canada wants to be the next Silicon Valley

It's the latest attempt by Canada to lure tech business north of the border. It's also experimenting with looser regulations, tax breaks and rebranding.

Vicente Fox says Mexico, Canada could eclipse US in weed business

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox put domestic cannabis industry leaders on notice Tuesday at a marijuana business conference in Oakland that his nation and Canada intend to take the lead in the booming market for medical and recreational pot ...

Maaco Raises $80K for Children's Miracle Network

... Brands franchisees, vendor partners, customers and employees, DBCF looks to not only change the lives of children and families in need but to also support local community initiatives in the neighborhoods its businesses serve across the US and Canada.

Sears Canada says it's running out of cash and reveals 'significant doubt' it can stay in business

Sears Canada said Tuesday it has "significant doubt" about its ability to stay in business, and is looking at a possible restructuring or sale.

Bank of Canada warns of cyberattack vulnerabilities in finance sector

OTTAWA - Canada's interconnected banks are vulnerable to a cascading series of cyberattacks that could undermine broad confidence in the financial system, the Bank of Canada warns. The structural vulnerability could allow for the easy spread of an ...

Community Brief: County finance department wins association award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded the Coconino County Finance Department the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The department has won the award 3 consecutive ...

Trade mission to Canada: promoting North Texas business

The focus on NAFTA is especially timely as we head a trade mission starting June 11 to Canada, seeking to promote Fort Worth and Dallas business opportunities, development and tourism with an important partner. Canada is the state's third largest trade ...

Canada's Tech Firms Capitalize On Immigration Anxiety In The Age Of Trump

Now Canada believes it has found a new way to lure American and international tech workers. Canadian tech companies are eager to capitalize on anxiety among international visitors and would-be immigrants following President Trump's travel ban and ...

Canada's jobs report crushes

canada manufacturing General Motors auto workers load the new Chevrolet Camaro for delivery, at the company's Oshawa Ontario facility April 8, 2009.

Networking event brings companies and indigenous people together

Robert Tebb, general manager of Xtended Hydraulics and Machine, pitches his company to Jason Rathgaber, a Mosaic Canada sourcing manager during Aboriginal Business Match. Xtended Hydraulics and Machine is a local business, Aboriginal owned ...

Lake Ontario management plan up for review and feedback

The plan was created under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, a partnership between Canada and the United States, which creates management plans for each of the five Great Lakes every five years on a rotating basis, according to a release.

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Ivanka Trump set to visit India for Global Entrepreneurship Summit ...

Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor of US President Donald Trump is all set to visit India this year.

Ready or not, Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform

MEERUT, India, June 28 Businessman Pankaj Jain is so worried about the impending launch of a new sales tax in India that he is thinking of shutting down his tiny textile factory for a month to give himself time to adjust.

India's Most Expensive Film Franchise - Bahubali - Wows Audiences

Even Disney--which acquired local production company UTV and made films in Indian languages--has paused in the Indian production business after a series of flops. Studios (like Fox Star, Viacom 18 and Eros) and indie producers like Arka have tried ...

How This Entrepreneur is Brewing the New in Fine Dining

The son of India's renowned restaurateur Anjan Chatterjee, Avik wanted to follow an entrepreneurial path just like his father.

Event Looks to Help Avoid 'Crippling' Loans

Federal student loan interest rates are set to increase next week, and an Indiana nonprofit is looking to help students navigate the loan process. InvestEd Chief Executive Officer Joe Wood says rates for undergraduates will increase from 3.76 percent ...

Marketing Company Investing in Skills, Jobs

Indianapolis-based Well Done Marketing Inc. is planning to invest $580,000 into an expansion. The company, which provides advertising, public relations and digital media services, says it wants to add 10 jobs by 2021.

Jared Kushner has reportedly hired a prominent trial lawyer

Jared Kushner (L) attends a dinner hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington, U.S.

Future Group To Take A Break From Ecommerce For Two Years, Urban Ladder to Raise $25-27M & JFrog Buys ...

In lifestyle, the ecommerce industry revenue in India will be around INR 2,500 Cr and losses too will be of an equivalent amount.

Paytm Mall helps car and bike dealers get online

Dealers use the tool for outdoor installations or below-the-line marketing materials to drive sales or test-drive leads. The service is available across 150 Indian cities.

Will not invest in e-commerce space for at least two years: Kishore Biyani

KOLKATA:For the Future Group, the Web is a classic case of once bitten, twice shy. The pioneer of organised retailing in India, Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani now says he wouldn't invest or operate in the e-commerce space for at least two years.

Ivanka Trump expresses gratitude to PM Modi for invitation to Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump on Tuesday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending an invitation to her to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India. In a post on Twitter, Ivanka wrote, “Thank you ...

Trump Says He and Modi Are 'World Leaders In Social Media'

President Donald Trump says he and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are “world leaders in social media.” The two leaders met at the White House on Monday, delivering a joint statement from the White House Rose Garden.

Naspers says Flipkart is e-commerce leader in India, Amazon disputes claim

South Africa's Naspers Ltd, the second-biggest investor in Flipkart, has indicated that the Indian e-commerce poster boy is the market leader in the country's $15-billion online retail market—a claim that arch-rival Amazon India has disputed ...

Flipkart is e-commerce market leader in India, says Naspers report

Bengaluru: South Africa's Naspers Ltd, the second-biggest investor in Flipkart, has indicated that the Indian e-commerce poster boy is the market leader in the country's $15-billion online retail market—a claim that arch-rival Amazon India has disputed.

PM Narendra Modi invites Ivanka Trump to India for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

While Modi shared handshakes and hugs with Trump, he also invited his daughter Ivanka Trump to India. Modi invited Ivanka Trump to lead the US delegation at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India. Trump said that Ivanka has accepted Modi's invite ...

Indy partners with Nigerian city for business, cultural exchange

In its latest effort to expand its global footprint and fuel business opportunities, Indianapolis has partnered with one of Africa's largest cities.

Trump touts social media use with Indian prime minister

President Trump declared that he and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are both “world leaders in social media.” “We're believers,” the president quipped during a joint statement in the Rose Garden with the Indian leader.

Prime minister Modi could lecture Trump on climate change — India is leapfrogging the US on renewables

Following the US' departure from the Paris accord, countries like India, China, and the EU have "stepped up to fill the void the US left behind" John Coequyt, the Sierra Club's global climate policy director, told Business Insider on Monday. India ...

Social Media Ads Are Doing Their Job in India

There's good news for advertisers buying up space on Facebook and other social media platforms in India. The vast majority of mobile social media users in the country are clicking on ads they encounter on social networking platforms, according to a ...

Courtney Tritch, local marketing pro, running for Congress

Rep. Jim Banks of Columbia City is be the Republican incumbent. Tritch was the former vice president of marketing for the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership for six and a half years.

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.

Trump is meeting with Indian President Modi — and it could be the start of a 'surprising friendship' or a 'slugging ...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.

'One size fits all' investing is limiting innovations in East Africa and India

If you've been reading startup tech blogs and news outlets, you might think it's an exciting time to be a fintech startup in East Africa and India.

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology

PUNE, India - Last month, Sudhakar Choudhari took the company bus as usual from his one-bedroom apartment to the suburban offices of Tech Mahindra, a major employer of workers in India that powers the global technology machine behind the scenes.

"Fintech Can Be a Threat Only If Google or WhatsApp Enter The Space"

Elaborating on this, G. Padmanabhan, Chairman of the Bank of India, spoke to Entrepreneur magazine about SMEs, start-up funding and fintech space at the L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research's convocation ceremony.

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'They sow chaos wherever they can': A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept Europe

... have included Ukrainian banks and airports, the Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft, the British advertising company WPP, the US pharmaceutical giant Merck, and the shipping company A.P.

'Collusion is not a crime': Trump's media allies have a striking new talking point that experts say is 'flawed' and ...

Some of President Donald Trump's right-wing media allies have sought to question whether any potential collusion between the campaign and Russia would be against the law.

New Cyberattack Spreads in Europe, Russia and US

Computer systems from Russia to the United States were struck on Tuesday in an international cyberattack that bore similarities to a recent assault that crippled tens of thousands of machines worldwide.

Gloating Trump Tweets CNN Management Shakeup Rumors After Russia Story Resignations

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed that CNN was looking at “big management changes” after three journalists resigned from the network Monday in the fallout over the retraction of a story about a Trump associate and Russia.

The Russia Worm Is Starting To Turn On Trump Conspiracy-Mongers

Scandals: The past few days have seen several interesting developments on the supposed Trump/Russia scandal. But instead of causing further damage to President Trump, they're making the entire story look like a multilayered smear campaign by Trump's ...

Cyberattack hits oil giant and banks in Russia and Ukraine

MOSCOW/KIEV, June 27 (Reuters) - Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted.

Trump mocks CNN after 3 top staffers resign over retracted Russia story

President Donald Trump mocked CNN on Tuesday after the network retracted a story that said Congress was investigating a Russian investment fund with ties to Trump officials. In a series of tweets, the president noted the resignations of respected ...

A 'playground tactic': Former officials defend response to Russian meddling as Trump slams Obama

President Donald Trump criticized former President Barack Obama in a series of tweets last weekend and into Monday evening, slamming Obama for what he characterized as a weak or nonexistent response to Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

The previous weeks were largely overshadowed by ongoing probes into whether Trump campaign officials colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election, as well as scrutiny over Trump's firing of James Comey as FBI director. Drawing fresh attention ...

The FBI appears to be taking cues from the explosive Russia dossier that Trump called 'phony'

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Turnaround pro touts honesty, communication

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“Appropriately Regulated” Crypto Can Trade on Exchanges: Russian Finance Ministry

The Deputy Head of Russia's Ministry of Finance (MinFin) Alexey Moiseev has confirmed cryptocurrencies can legally trade on exchanges.

Trump launches into raging morning tweetstorm on Obama, Russia, and 'collusion'

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday morning that former President Barack Obama "colluded or obstructed" with his actions after Russia meddled in the 2016 US election.

Google Opens Posts To Local Businesses

According to an investigation by Reuters, Russian authorities have been asking tech companies from the West to let them review source code for security products, including firewalls, anti-virus apps and software including encryption, before letting the ...

A Russian billionaire is buying Britain's biggest chain of health food shops for nearly £2 billion

LONDON - Holland & Barrett, Britain's biggest chain of health food shops is to be bought by L1 Capital, a fund headed up by Russian oil billionaire Mikhail Fridman.

They 'should have done a lot more': Top Democrat blasts Obama administration for its handling of Russian election ...

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, criticized the Obama administration for its failure to take appropriate action after it learned Russia was meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The New York Times used a full page to print all of Trump's lies since taking office

The list contains Trump's contradictions on a slew of topics, like the Iraq War, NATO, the administration's controversial travel ban, the crowd size at Trump's inauguration, the ongoing controversy over Russia's interference in the 2016 election and ...

Analysis: Partisan gerrymandering has benefited Republicans more than Democrats

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor.

A legal expert explains how Trump could have landed himself in more trouble by admitting he misled Comey about the ...

The tweet came three days after Trump stunningly fired Comey. The president and his former FBI director had been at odds amid an investigation into whether anyone associated with Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials to meddle in the 2016 ...

Why Are IBM and Cisco Sharing Cyber Security Secrets With Russia?

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters ...

Trump's new morning ritual involves a 'venting session' to his legal team about Russia

President Donald Trump has begun phoning members of his legal team most mornings at about 6:30 a.m. to vent and strategize about the Russia investigation, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three senior White House officials.

Ghanaian companies explore business opportunities in Russia

Accra, June 24, GNA - Ghanaian business companies and Parliamentary Select-Committee on Transport and Agriculture would on June 26, 2017, embark on a trade mission to Moscow, Russian to explore business opportunities for both countries.

Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election

Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider. It was September 2015 when the FBI first noticed that Russian hackers had infiltrated a computer system belonging to the Democratic National Committee.

NSA infected Russian networks with remote cyber weapons ...

The top secret program was a covert action that would allow the US to retaliate if Russia meddles in future elections.

German politician: Trump, Putin and Erdogan behave like autocratic rulers

Martin Schulz, who is also a former president of the European Parliament, said that U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan behaved like "autocratic rulers".

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Lawmaker loses $17M on pharma stock pitched to colleagues

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Diverse opportunities for indigenous businesses

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Finance meets politics: Australian banks in a bilateral sandwich

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ASX-listed logistics management company Getswift raises AU$24m

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Belt and Road Initiative to benefit the whole world, Australian business leader says

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Australian businesses made $321 billion online last year

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How to build a successful start up: Alan Manly's The Unlikely Entrepreneur reveals key traits to success

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Calls for better pain management in EDs

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THE Australian market looks set to open modestly higher after Wall Street closed mixed although little changed in its last session despite Amazon's purchase of Whole Food upsetting the retail sector.

Cyber security brain drain must be plugged by big business, government bravery, expert says

Australia's cyber security brain drain could be slowed if big business and governments were less afraid to embrace local start-ups and new technology, an expert says.

ACCC takes on Ultra Tune for breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct

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Australian School of Management's registration cancelled

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